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Supply Chain Trends 2021

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Editor’s Pick: Seven Guidelines for API Security in a Digitized Supply Chain Network

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What’s in Store for Supply Chains in 2021?

The Network Effect

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Who is the Supply Chain Planner in the Age of AI?

Logistics Viewpoints

The most recent McKinsey Global Survey on AI shows a 25% increase in use by companies over the prior year, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. At this pace, have we entered the Age of AI?

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Hype Cycle for Supply Chain Strategy, 2020

Our recent supply chain planning survey showed that only 17% of organizations place considerable effort on innovation. For most, firefighting is the norm. But to succeed in today’s business landscape and recover quickly from disruptions, you need to carefully balance operational excellence with innovation for long-term growth. Get insights in this Gartner report to find out where to invest and what you should adopt as standard business practices. versus Amazon

Supply Chain Movement

In terms of their business models, Dutch web shop and Amazon are very similar. But the strategy of, the Netherlands’ e-commerce market leader, is fundamentally different from that of Amazon.

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Move Over, Resilience: a Dynamic Approach Is Here to Save Supply Chain


Ever since COVID-19’s onset, academics have been weighing in on the best ways to address supply chain weaknesses and rebuild the industry. Take, for example, this whitepaper by Michigan State University’s Department of Supply Chain.

How to outsource logistics operations to a 3PL

West Coast and California Logistics

No matter what your company sells, you’re in the logistics business. From receiving and storage of your products to getting them out to customers, there are many logistics operations that your business handles or oversees daily.

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Experts Call out Critical Problems with Supply Chains (But Don’t Look to Them for the Solutions)


Over the past decade of working in supply chain, thousands of operators have asked me: how can the industry adopt actionable solutions to increase performance while minimizing cost and risk and execution time?

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Why Doctor and Patients Are Embracing Digital Health

IT Supply Chain

By Marcel Gogan (pictured). Senior Software Developer. The post Why Doctor and Patients Are Embracing Digital Health appeared first on IT Supply Chain. Industry Talk

Become a Walmart On-Time In-Full Guru With the Ultimate Guide to OTIF!

Information on Walmart’s On-Time In-Full program is scattered, so we’ve put together everything you need to know about OTIF. Download this ebook to get the skinny on OTIF metrics, identifying the root cause of issues, and how to improve your scores!

75 Per Cent Of Businesses Plan To Build More Resilient Supply Chains Because Of COVID: Report

BluJay Solutions

75 percent of businesses say they will make changes to supply chain practices based on lessons learned from the pandemic which disrupted operations and surged demand, according to BluJay’s study.

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Peak Freight Preparedness: Creating New Value Through Performance Management

Intelligent Audit

Disruption is the new normal in supply chain management. According to , “As the peak pre-holiday shipping season looms over US shippers, businesses are scrambling to secure needed capacity while trying to determine transportation budgets for 2021.

Supply Chain Forecasting: The ‘IN’ Thing Today in Logistics

20Cube Logistics

Today when you think of logistics, you tend to connect it to speed and timeliness, that is to process and ship orders on time with efficiency and provide the right information to customers to make the right decision.

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The Five Worst Practices in Procurement

The GEP white paper lists 5 common mistakes that impede the success of procurement professionals. Learn from industry veteran Bill Huber about the wrong and right ways to approach a procurement mandate and why just saving money isn’t enough. Download this report now to learn how to avoid the worst procurement practices.

Logistics Warehousing in the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain

Kanban Logistics

When it comes to the pharmaceutical supply chain, safety is the name of the game. And perhaps no element of the supply chain is more integral to the safety of pharmaceutical products than the warehouse.

Get Your Retail Fulfillment Channels Integrated


As we approach 2021, you’ll see more retailers not only embracing omnichannel retailing, but also… The post Get Your Retail Fulfillment Channels Integrated appeared first on Tecsys.

3 Best Practices to Improve Your Flatbed Shipping Performance

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Flatbed shipping is an important contributor to the overall economy as several key industries leverage this solution for the movement of their critical freight.

The Remedy for Disruption in the Medical Device Industry


There’s been disruption in the medical device industry recently – new technologies, more patient-centered development , hospitals pushing back on charges, more reimbursements being questioned, and supply chain issues due to the pandemic making shipments less reliable.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

The Great Holiday Rewrite: Supply Chain in the COVID Era

Supply Chain Brain

Transfix, a leading transportation solutions provider that is reshaping the future of freight through its digital freight platform and best-in-class carrier network, today announced the findings of a national, two-sided study, The Great Holiday Rewrite: Supply Chain in the COVID Era

Last mile demand pushes micro-fulfilment solutions


This year e-commerce has been supercharged. The effect of this has been pressure on retailers and their supply chains to perform from the first mile to the last.

Black November for Logistics Rises to Become the New Black Friday


November is long hailed as the month of the most massive sales, and the name of the most famous shopping day of the entire year is rooted in the power of selling, which occurs on the infamous Black Friday.

Autonomous e-commerce robot maker Nuro secures $500 million in funding


Nuro, a start-up looking to produce autonomous e-commerce delivery vehicles, has raised $500 million in funding. The new round was led by T. Rowe Price Associates and brought in Fidelity Management & Research Company, LLC. and Baillie Gifford.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Effective Stock Replenishment: Why you need it & how to achieve it


Stock replenishment is an important aspect of inventory management, as it ensures the right stock items are being reordered to meet customer demand.

Autonomous e-commerce robot maker Nuro secures $500 million in funding Self-driving delivery vehicle maker


Nuro, a start-up looking to produce autonomous e-commerce delivery vehicles has raised $500 million in funding. The new round was led by T. Rowe Price Associates and brought in Fidelity Management & Research Company, LLC. and Baillie Gifford.

Digital Transformation in Freight

Supply Chain Nation

I have been in the supply chain solutions space for a long time. Closing in on my 26th year, I have been fortunate to witness an ever-accelerating evolution of technology and capability. Long gone are the days of analog lines and green screens.

Supply-Chain Finance: A Life Preserver for Small Suppliers?

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

In an economic downturn, how do smaller businesses gain access to liquidity, which often isn’t available to them at any price

Webinar on Demand: Resilient Supply Chain Network Design

Speaker: Bhomik Jain, Paul van Nierop & Aanand Pandey

Companies around the world are struggling to cope with COVID-19 disruption. Are supply chain networks resilient enough to weather the storm? Watch this webinar to learn about our research findings in the realm of network design and optimization, and uncover the capabilities you need to build resilience and agility.